Running & Reading Club Coach

(Start2Finish, Guelph, Running & Reading Club)

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Position ID: V-GUE3349 Last Modified: 13 Sep 2021 Last Full Update: 13 Sep 2021
Opportunity Details
ContactAnna Giesbrecht, Regional Manager, Start2Finish; Phone: 647-241-6410; Email:
DutiesVirtual Coaches: 
- 30-40 minute sessions 2x/week in small virtual “hubs” afterschool between 4-5:30pm, Tuesdays-Thursdays 
- October to May 
- 8-10 participants; 2-4 volunteer coaches 
- Sessions include fitness, literacy & mentoring activities, with emphasis on Social Emotional Learning 
- Use an easy-to-use virtual platform to facilitate programming 
- Take attendance and follow up with club director weekly 
In-Person Coaches:  
- 2 hours once a week for 32 weeks, at the school (Oct-Jun) - start dependent on when schools allow in-person programming to resume 
- Physical activity (running, aerobics, games) 
- “Word of the Day” Social Emotional Learning component 
- Reading/literacy support individually and in small groups 
If you are interested, please apply on our volunteer portal:
Sustainable Development GoalsNo Poverty ; Good Health and Well-Being ; Quality Education
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BenefitsStart2Finish Club coaches have a significant role to encourage students on a weekly basis for positive change physically, mentally, and emotionally through fitness and literacy. Coaches help to build confidence and motivate students to achieve success, stay in school, and build lasting friendships with peers and mentors. 
- Make a difference & give back in your local community during challenging times 
- Develop new skills 
- Gain a rewarding experience 
- Complete placement or volunteer hours 
- Gain relevant work experience  
- Have fun!
Ages16 year(s) and up
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students
Areas of InterestChild & Family Services ; Program Coordination / Support ; Recreation & Sports ; Volunteer from Home / Virtual ; Youth Engagement
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; General Computer Skills ; Leadership ; Mentoring & Training ; Sports & Coaching
Commitment LengthShort Term (Up to 4 months) - Oct. - Jan.; Jan - May ; Medium Term (4 months to 1 year) - Oct. - May
Interaction LevelSmall Group ; Large Group ; Virtual Volunteering
Number of PositionsGuelph 
10 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingTraining is provided
Police CheckRequired
Agency Details
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Organization NameStart2Finish, Guelph, Running & Reading Club
Office PhoneHead Office 905-319-1885
Mailing Addressc/o Start2Finish Head Office 
4230 Sherwoodtowne Blvd, Unit 303 
Mississauga, ON L4Z 2G6